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article News story: Professor Chloe Orkin breaking stigma and dispelling myths around HIV with former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas
18 September 2019

Before going public with his HIV diagnosis, Gareth Thomas spoke to Professor Chloe Orkin, British HIV Association (BHIVA) Chair and Clinical Professor of HIV Medicine at Queen Mary University of London’s  Blizard Institute.

article News story: Professor of Organisational Psychology inducted to the Hall of Fame
18 September 2019

Professor Rob Briner of Queen Mary’s School of Business and Management was recognised for his outstanding contribution as he was welcomed into the Human Resources Most Influential (HRMI) Hall of Fame.

article News story: Queen Mary celebrates successful bid for Wellcome Trust PhD Programme in Science: Health Data in Practice
18 September 2019

Academics from Queen Mary University of London have been awarded £5.5 million to deliver an innovative ‘Health Data in Practice' PhD Programme, with the first intake of students planned for October 2020.

article News story: Masters students benefit from new studentships
13 September 2019

Earlier this year Queen Mary’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences launched two fully funded studentships for talented UK applicants from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

article News story: Scientists call for population wide BRCA testing for higher risk group
11 September 2019

Following a Queen Mary University of London study, researchers are calling for population wide BRCA testing in the Jewish community after finding it to be more effective than current approaches, cost effective and had a high satisfaction rate with those undergoing testing. 

article News story: Only a third of women take up all offered cancer screenings, new research finds
11 September 2019

In a paper published today in the Journal of Medical Screening, researchers from Queen Mary University of London and King’s College London have found that despite free cancer screening programmes, only 35 per cent take part in all offered programmes.

article News story: New blood test for prostate cancer is highly-accurate and avoids invasive biopsies
10 September 2019

A new and simple blood test has been found to efficiently and accurately detect the presence of aggressive prostate cancer, according to research by Queen Mary University of London.

article News story: Queen Mary’s People’s Palace Project research is nominated for Times Higher Education Award
10 September 2019

The research project, Xingu Encounter, explores new ways for researchers to work with indigenous people in Brazil to preserve and protect their knowledge and culture. The work has been nominated in the category of ‘International Collaboration of the Year’.

article News story: New reptile species was one of largest ever flying animals
10 September 2019

A newly identified species of pterosaur is among the largest ever flying animals, according to a study from Queen Mary University of London. 

article News story: Queen Mary visual analytics software benefits from partnership with Capita
6 September 2019

A predictive visual analytics platform developed at Queen Mary will be grown as part of a strategic ‘Scaling Partner’ relationship between Dragonfly Technology Solutions Ltd and Capita.

article News story: Physics outreach project nominated for Times Higher Education Award
5 September 2019

A Queen Mary outreach project which takes physics research into schools has been nominated for a Times Higher Education Award 2019.


article News story: How the International Trade, Energy and Climate Change Regimes can help with sustainability
2 September 2019

A new book by an academic from Queen Mary University of London has shed new light on how the trading system can help mitigate climate change and enhance sustainable energy.